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Nobel Prize in literature: What to look out for
STOCKHOLM (AP) — After three days of science awards the Nobel spotlight turns to the art of writing Thursday when the Swedish Academy will announce the winner of the Nobel Prize in literature.
Elusive British band Editors go electro with "In Dream"

Lead singer Tom Smith of the British alternative rock band Editors said their new album, "In Dream" was "experimental and pop at the same time"With their fifth album "In Dream", British band Editors continue to defy categorisation, having left behind the energetic guitar rock of their early releases with a journey to disco's darker side. "It's experimental and pop at the same time," singer Tom Smith said of the album, which was made in just over six weeks in an artist's small, isolated house in western Scotland. Since their debut in 2002, the band have sought to forge a distinct identity, defined by powerful guitars, dark subject matter and Smith's deep voice that recalls Ian Curtis, singer of legendary 1980s Manchester band Joy Division.

Queen Latifah, Smokey Robinson to help Obamas celebrate arts
WASHINGTON (AP) — Queen Latifah, Smokey Robinson and Trombone Shorty are among the performing artists who will help celebrate the arts at the White House on Wednesday.
Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows
WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:
Asian filmmakers hail 'globalisation' of cinema

Thai film director Apichatpong Weerasethakul, pictured during an interview in Bangkok, in 2010Two of Asia's leading filmmakers believe moviegoers are set to benefit from the "globalisation" of cinema, which they say will boost the variety and quality of films the world is watching. Acclaimed Thai director Apichatpong Weerasethakul said he welcomed the fact there were now fewer "borders" in cinema. "The more filmmakers from around the world work together, the more ideas we will share and the better the content we produce will be," said Apichatpong.

Quaid taken into custody in Vermont trying to cross border

In a photo provided by the Vermont State Police, actor Randy Quaid stands in the Vermont State Police barracks in St. Albans, Vt., Friday, Oct. 9, 2015. State Police say Quaid has been taken into custody while trying to cross from Canada into the United States. State Police say the "Independence Day" actor was detained by troopers at the Highgate Springs port of entry, days after Canadian officials said he would be deported. Quaid is wanted in Santa Barbara, Calif., to face felony vandalism charges filed in 2010 after he and his wife, Evi, were found squatting in a guesthouse of a home they previously owned. (Vermont State Police via AP)HIGHGATE, Vt. (AP) — American actor Randy Quaid was taken into custody Friday night while trying to cross into the United States from Canada, Vermont State Police said.

Iranian, Kazakh films win major award at Busan festival

Attendees are seen arriving for the opening ceremony of the Busan International Film Festival (BIFF), on October 1, 2015Two productions which paint vastly different portraits of modern existence have taken home the major award at Asia's most prestigious film festival, with judges praising both for their ability to celebrate life. Iranian director Hadi Mohaghegh's "Immortal" and "Walnut Tree" from Kazakhstan's Yerlan Nurmukhambetov were Saturday morning named the winners of the New Currents award for first- and second-time filmmakers at the 20th Busan International Film Festival, each receiving US$30,000. Meanwhile "Walnut Tree", which looks at the interaction within a small, close-knit community, was a simple film that "proves how humour, kindness, and forgiveness connect us all", said veteran Taiwanese filmmaker Chang.

Lights, camera, STOP, Los Angeles schools say

Money from production companies is a lucrative business for the Los Angeles school district, reportedly bringing in some $10 million in the past five yearsLos Angeles has ordered that film shoots be suspended at all its school campuses after it emerged that one of its facilities was used for a porno movie. "It is important that we ensure teaching and learning are not disrupted, and that all filming activity is appropriate for our schools," Ramon Cortines, head of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), said in a statement on Thursday. According to NBC4, a local television station, records indicate that "Revenge of the Petites," a porno movie released in 2012, was filmed at Alexander Hamilton High School.

Scarface honored, Diddy performs at taped BET Hip-Hop Awards

Scarface poses for a photo at the 2015 BET Hip Hop Awards at the Atlanta Civic Center on Friday, Oct. 9, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Branden Camp)ATLANTA (AP) — Scarface was a man of few words after accepting his "I Am Hip Hop" award, directing the attention away from himself and toward the many that have supported the veteran rapper.

'The Walking Dead' hosts huge premiere for fans in New York

Andrew Lincoln, from left, Chandler Riggs and Steven Yeun attend AMC's "The Walking Dead" season six premiere fan event at Madison Square Garden on Friday, Oct. 9, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)NEW YORK (AP) — A premiere Friday for the sixth season of AMC's "The Walking Dead" at Madison Square Garden was so big and orchestrated, its stars attended a rehearsal that afternoon to prepare.